SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO (CBS) — Authorities say two men tried to abduct a 13-year-old boy Wednesday in San Juan Capistrano as he walked home from school.

The boy was walking near Edgewood and Village roads about 4 p.m. Tuesday when a car pulled up alongside him and blocked his way, Orange County sheriff’s spokesman Jim Amormino said.

“The male driver got out, smiled at the 13-year-old and waved to him to get into the car,” Amormino said. “The boy did all the right things. He turned around and ran in the opposite direction to a friend’s house and called his uncle, who went to the location, but the suspects had fled.”

The car was an older model, two-door black sedan with a tan interior, he said.

The man who got out of the car was described as Latino, about 37 to 40 years old with a medium build, medium complexion and salt-and-pepper hair. He wore a white T-shirt and a black baseball cap with a white rim.

His passenger was also Latino, about 30-35 years old and wearing a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information can call (866) TIP-OCCS.

(©2012 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

Comments (3)
  1. House Cleaning Time says:

    Latinos? What? No way Jose.

    1. maria says:

      Child molestors come in all colors.

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